Category: Well-being

Young Lives Research | We examine and support youth wellbeing on a complex planet

New Journey to Save Fish: Oshki Maadaadiziwin Jaa Bimaaji’ut Gigooyike

New Journey to Save Fish: Oshki Maadaadiziwin Jaa Bimaaji’ut Gigooyike STATUS: Ongoing (June 2020-April 2021) The Project:  This Partnership Engage project, funded by the Social Sciences, Humanities and Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and led by Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. James Stinson, will facilitate new partnerships between York University’s Young Lives Research Lab, the Dahdaleh Institute …

Planetary Health Film Lab

Planetary Health Film Lab STATUS: Pilot Complete (2020), with ongoing development The Project:  The Planetary Health Film Lab (Film Lab) was was designed and implemented by Dr. Mark Terry, Postdoctoral Fellow of the Dahdaleh Institute of Global Health Research (DIGHR) at York University, with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) …

ACCESS Mental Health

ACCESS Mental Health STATUS: Ongoing (2013 – 2020) The Project: Atlantic Canada Children’s Effective Service Strategies (ACCESS-MH) is an eight-year research study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to examine barriers and facilitators in access to child/youth mental health services in Atlantic Canada. Objectives Between 2013-2018 this research program brought together a …

Socially and Emotionally Aware Kids (SEAK)

Socially & Emotionally Aware Kids STATUS: Complete (2020) The Project:  Socially and Emotionally Aware Kids (SEAK) is a project of the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division (CMHA NS) funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) through the Innovation Strategy.  Objectives Currently in its third phase and with additional funding from two …

Youth School-based Mental Health: An Arts-informed Conversation

Youth School-based Mental Health: An Arts-informed Conversation STATUS: Complete (2010 – 2013) The Project:  Working with The Canadian Mental Health Association and The Hospital for Sick Children, the “Mural Project” investigated student and educator responses to a mural that depicts the experiences of eight young people with mental illness. Objectives The mural was taken into …